Chris Gore, age 12, at the ender spot near Diagonal Ledges, Lower Gauley - September, 1998 - Photo Dan Gore
(He threw away his paddle so his hands would be free to protect his face from the rock. He just handrolled up!)

Chris Gore looking pretty nonchalant as he runs Koontz's Flume on the Lower Gauley
September, 1998
Photo by Whitewater Photography of Fayetteville, WV

Dan Gore, source of the Class V gene, splatting Pillow Rock on the Upper Gauley, the day after Gauley Fest. Could a man with a hangover do this?
September, 1998
Photo by Whitewater Photography of Fayetteville, WV

Fourteen year old Ryan Gore (following in the footsteps of his dad) on his first run down Pillow on the Upper Gauley. No problemo, dude!
October, 1998
Photo by Whitewater Photography of Fayetteville, WV
(Note: Compare this run to that of Oci-one Kanubi also featured in the MCC Photo Gallery!)

A week later, Ryan splats a Geezer (aka his dad) at Pillow Rock on the Upper Gauley!
Photo by Whitewater Photography of Fayetteville, WV